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The 15 Best Asian Restaurants In Dupont Circle, Washington

Updated: August 22, 2022

Hungry for hum boa or moo shu pork? These Asian restaurants in Dupont Circle have the best options in town. We analyzed top review sites and included millions of diner and critic reviews for the best Asian Dupont Circle has to offer. The Asian spots below are our favorite places for spring rolls and tom yum,

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Sushi Taro

Japanese, $$$$, Dupont CircleJapanese, $$$$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

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    Hoodline, 2020
  • Hoodline, 2019

    5 top spots for sushi in Washington

    Hoodline, 2019

Astoria DC

Mediterranean, $$, Dupont CircleMediterranean, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Get these trending Washington restaurants on your radar today

    Hoodline, 2019

Little Serow

Thai, $$$, Dupont CircleThai, $$$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut, 2017

    The best Thai food in DC

    TimeOut, 2017
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Thai Restaurants in Washington

    Lyft

Bar & Lounge 54

Vietnamese, $$, Dupont CircleVietnamese, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Thai Chef Street Food

Thai, $$, Dupont CircleThai, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut, 2017

    The best Thai food in DC

    TimeOut, 2017
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Get these trending Washington restaurants on your radar today

    Hoodline, 2020

Le Mirch

Indian, $$, Dupont CircleIndian, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Chiko

Asian, $$, Dupont CircleAsian, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2022

    Where to Find DC’s Best Dumplings, According to the City’s Top Chefs

    Thrillist, 2022

New Dynasty

Asian, $, Dupont CircleAsian, $Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2021

    Top 10 Asian Restaurants In Washington DC

    Trip 101, 2021

Thaiphoon Restaurant

Thai, $$, Dupont CircleThai, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

    2022 Best Thai Restaurants in Washington DC Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Thai Restaurants in Washington

    Lyft

Rakuya

Japanese, $$, Dupont CircleJapanese, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Bangkok Thai Dining

Thai, $$, Dupont CircleThai, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Thai Restaurants in Washington

    Lyft

Bua Thai Cuisine

Thai, $$, Dupont CircleThai, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

    2022 Best Thai Restaurants in Washington DC Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

Sakana Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, Dupont CircleJapanese, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • TimeOut, 2016

    The best sushi in DC

    TimeOut, 2016

Banana Leaves

Asian, $$, Dupont CircleAsian, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0
  • Trip 101, 2021

    Top 10 Asian Restaurants In Washington DC

    Trip 101, 2021

Asia 54

Asian, $$, Dupont CircleAsian, $$Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Why these restaurants?

Finding the best Asian restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 16302 Washington restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 518 top lists and articles from the likes of Hoodline and Thrillist. For example, we considered Hoodline - Get these trending Washington restaurants on your radar today and Thrillist - Where to Find DC’s Best Dumplings, According to the City’s Top Chefs as we sourced this ultimate list. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.

FAQ

Sushi Taro, Bar & Lounge 54, and Le Mirch are the highest-rated Asian restaurants that serve breakfast in Dupont Circle.

Sushi Taro, Little Serow, and Sakana Japanese Restaurant are the highest-rated Asian restaurants for a date night in Dupont Circle.

Sushi Taro, Bar & Lounge 54, and Le Mirch are the highest-rated Asian restaurants for a quick lunch in Dupont Circle.

Le Mirch and BIBIBOP Asian Grill are the highest-rated vegan-friendly Asian restaurants in Dupont Circle.

Sushi Taro and Little Serow are the highest-rated upscale restaurants for Asian cuisine in Dupont Circle.

Drink pairing tips

  • The best drink pairing for shrimp fried rice

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for shrimp fried rice can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Gewürztramine. This, off-dry, white wine balances the rich shrimp fried rice.

  • Kingfisher with your stir-fried chicken

    When considering what goes best with stir-fried chicken, we recommend a glass of Kingfisher, it truly complements the dish as it enhances the meals spicier counterparts.


  • Pineau d'Aunis and apricot chutney-topped lamb chops


    Not sure what red wine to drink with your apricot chutney-topped lamb chops? Try Pineau d'Aunis. The fruity flavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

Interesting facts

  • National Ramen Day in The United States

    Have you ever really wanted to celebrate ramen? People in The United Statesdo, every April 4, and they call it National Ramen Day.

  • A popular dish

    Do you like fermented vegetables? Then you should give kimchi from Korea a go.

  • The fastest eater

    At the World Ramen Noodle Eating Championship, Tim 'Eater X' Janus ate the most ramen in modern history, finishing exactly 11 pounds of it.

Parking tips

Finding parking in Dupont Circle can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Asian spot.

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